What a wonderful first week of school.  We are off to a great start.  Students are exploring the classroom library and are already reading independently.  We have begun to generate ideas for writing personal essays and all of us are settling ...

Drumroll please…… I am beyond excited today as my new and improved classroom website makes its debut!  I have had a classroom website since I began teaching sixteen years ago but this new site provides increased opportunities to ...

The room is all set up, the bulletin boards are waiting, labels are on all the books and folders, and everything is polished and shiny, but wait, something is missing?  A classroom does not truly come to life until the students arrive.  ...

I opened my email this morning to a lovely surprise from MassCUE  (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators) My students have been chosen to showcase their work at the upcoming Confidence to Create conference at Gillette Stadium in October.

Today is August 1, 2014 and I am savoring every last beach day storing up energy from the sun’s splendid rays as I eek ever closer to August 25th – the first day of school for teachers.